Camopan 100 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Camopan Tablet

Camopan 100 mg Tablet is used for chronic pancreatitis.

Camopan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Low blood platelets
  • Liver disorder
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort

How to use Camopan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Camopan 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Camopan Tablet works

Camostat belongs to a class of medications called oral protease inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the activity of digestive enzymes involved in acid secretion and the activity of certain compounds involved in inflammation, thereby relieving the reflux of acid and inflammation of the pancreas.

Camopan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Camopan 100 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Camopan 100 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Camopan 100 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Camopan 100 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Camostat is not recommended for treatment of severe chronic pancreatitis that requires suction of gastric juice and/or dietary restrictions such as fasting or in patients with postoperative reflux esophagitis due to reflux of gastric juice.
  • Do not continue camostat treatment for postoperative reflux esophagitis for long-term if you do not observe any benefit from the treatment.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to camostat or any of its ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Camopan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Mirise, Tezepin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): PNV
MINOR
Brand(s): Cyphoden, Cypotin
MINOR
Brand(s): Nicophen
MINOR
Brand(s): Ceriz
MINOR
Brand(s): Geodex
MINOR
Brand(s): Pplusp
MINOR
Brand(s): Snizid
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Camopan

I have chronic pancreatitis problem since 2002. which medicines are better to cure my problem. is it cure for this problem or not. I am married
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R72 - PANCREAS DROPSlink: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/RECKEWEG-R72-PANCREAS-DROPS/StandardDosage: 15 drops in some water 3 times daily.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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